[csw-maintainers] Inconsistency on package database
bwalton at opencsw.org
Sun Feb 26 21:56:37 CET 2012
Excerpts from Maciej Bliziński's message of Sun Feb 26 15:45:55 -0500 2012:
> We talked a little bit about it on IRC, and the rough conclusion was
> that the web host could have an own db with a minimal schema. This
> schema would be optimized for the web page serving, with potential
> denormalizations allowing to achieve better website performance.
> The integration from the buildfarm db to the web db could be done
> over REST, allowing easy schema changes to the buildfarm db, or even
> a change to a different database engine in the future.
I like this very much. We can define a new schema to meet our modern
needs. It needs to allow for the ideas of catalogs and bundles.
Keeping it only loosely coupled to the buildfarm is a net win, I
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